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[Document 129 — 1895.] 




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REPORT 



SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON VOTING PPvECINCTS, 



A NEW DIVISION OF THE WARDS INTO 
VOTING PRECINCTS. 



In Board of Aldermen, July 1, 1895. 

The Special Committee on Voting Precincts respectfully 
submit the accompanying description of new precinct lines 
lor the several wards in this city, as recently divided by the 
City Council, and recommend its adoption by the Board of 
Aldermen. 

For the Committee, 

Cii^Ri/ES T. Witt, 

Chair man. 






City Document No. 129. 



In Board of Aldermen, July 1, 1895. 
Ordered, That the new wards established by the ordinance 
passed by the City Council, approved by the Mayor, April 
30, 1895, be hereby divided into precincts according to the 
following list, viz. : 

WARD ONE. 

Nine Precincts — 3,896 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Marion and Bennington streets; thence 
by the centre line of Bennington street to Central square ; 
thence aci oss Central square to Border street ; thence by the 
centre lines of Border, Eutaw, Meridian, Lexington, and 
Marion streets to the point of beginning — 430 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Marion and Lexington streets : thence 
by the centre lines of Lexington, Meridian, Eutaw, Brooks, 
Saratoga, and Marion streets to the point of beginning — 
427 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of Brooks and Eutaw streets ; thence by the centre lines of 
Eutaw and Border streets to the ward line separating Ward 
One from Ward Two ; thence by said ward line through 
Boston harbor to the centre line of Meridian-street bridge ; 
thence by the centre line of said bridge and the centre lines 
of Condor and Brooks streets to the point of beginning — 
483 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Lexington and Brooks streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Brooks and Condor streets and Merid- 
ian-street bridge'. to ikf, Avafd 4ine : m Gh^fsep. creek ; thence 
by said ward 'iins to.tHe'Hn^^e^Tating'tfl^ Third from the 
Fourth sections, as shown .by. the, plans of tlie East Boston 
e by said^liu.e to'-tne centre line of Eagle 



Company ; thence by 
street; thence by; the centrelines of Eagle, Trenton, Pres- 
cott, and Lexm'gton; streets*; to the point of. beginning — 
451 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following- described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Brooks and Lexington streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Lexington, Prescott, Chelsea, Putnam, 




Division of Wards into Precincts. 3 

Bennington, and Brooks streets to the point of beginning — 
41)7 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Marion and Bennington streets; thence 
by the centre lines of Marion, Saratoga, Brooks, Benning- 
ton, and Putnam streets and Putnam street extended to the 
ward line in Boston harbor ; thence by said ward line and 
the centre lines of Marion street extended and Marion street 
to the point of beginning — 456 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Putnam and Chelsea streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Chelsea, Prescott, Trenton, and Eagle 
streets to Eagle square ; thence across Eagle square and 
by the centre lines of Chelsea street, Glendon place, 
Bremen, Saratoga, and Swift streets, and Swift street ex- 
tended to the ward line in Boston harbor ; thence by said 
ward line to the centre line of Putnam street extended ;, 
thence by said line of Putnam street extended and the centre 
line of Putnam street to the point of beginning — 490 voters. 

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at 
the intersection of the ward line and Swift street extended ; 
thence by the centre line of Swift street extended and the 
centre lines of Swift, Saratoga, and Bremen streets, Glendon 
place, and Chelsea street to Eagle square ; thence across 
Eagle square to the line separating section Three from section 
Four as shown by the plans of the East Boston Company ; 
thence by said line extended to the ward line in Chelsea 
creek; thence by said ward line through Chelsea creek and. 
Boston harbor to the point of beginning — 490 voters. 

Precinct Nine. — All that part of said ward known as 
Breed's Island bounded by Chelsea creek, Belle Isle Inlet, 
and Boston harbor — 173 voters. 

WARD TWO. 

Eight Precincts — 3,596 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Meridian and Gove streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Meridian street to Central square ; thence 
across said square and by the centre lines of Porter, Orleans, 
Decatur, and Gove streets to the point of beginning — 479 
voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 



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the following-described Hue : Beginning in Boston harbor 
at the intersection of the centre line of New street extended 
and the ward line ; thence by said ward line to the line 
separating Ward Two from Ward One ; thence by said ward 
line to the centre line of Border street ; thence by the cen- 
tre line of Border street to Central square ; thence across 
Central square and by the centrelines of Meridian, Maverick, 
Border, Cross, and New streets, and New street extended to 
the point of beginning — 450 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at 
the intersection of the centre line of Lewis street extended 
and the ward line : thence by said ward line to the centre 
line of New street extended; thence by the centre lines of 
Xew street extended, New, Cross, Border, and Maverick 
streets, Maverick square, Lewis street, and Lewis street ex- 
tended to the point of beginning — 451 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at 
the intersection of* the centre line of Orleans street extended 
and the ward line : thence by said ward line to the centre 
line of Lewis street extended : thence by said Lewis street 
extended and the centre lines of Lewis street, Maverick 
square, Meridian, (love, Decatur, Orleans, Maverick, Cot- 
tage, Everett, and Orleans streets, and Orleans street 
extended to the point of beginning — 437 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at 
the intersection of the centre line of Cottage street extended 
and the ward line : thence by said ward liue to the centre 
.line of Orleans street extended : thence by said extended 
line and the centre lines of Orleans, Everett, and Cottage 
streets, and Cottage street extended to the point of begin- 
ning — 3(56 voters. 

Precinct fo'ix. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at 
the intersection of the centre line of Cottage street extended 
and the ward line : thence by said ward line to the centre 
line of Everett street extended ; thence by said extended 
line and the centre lines of Everett, Lamson, Webster, and 
Cottage streets, and Cottage street extended to the point of 
be£>'innin£>' — -Xrjij voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at 
the intersection of the centre line of Everett street extended 
and the ward line ; thence by said extended line and the 
centre lines of Everett, Lamson, Webster, Cottage, Mav- 
erick, Orleans, and Porter streets, and Porter street ex- 



Division of Wards into Peecincts. 5 

tended to the ward line in Boston harbor ; thence by said 
ward line to the point of beginning — 474 voters. 

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at 
the intersection of the ward line and the centre line of Por- 
ter street extended ; thence by said extended line and the 
centre lines of Porter, Bennington, and Marion streets, and 
Marion street extended to the ward line in Boston harbor ; 
thence by said ward line to the point of beginning, includ- 
ing the islands in Boston harbor — 483 voters. 



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WARD THREE. 

Six Precincts — 3,036 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beainnimr at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Cross and High streets ; thence by the 
centre lines of High, Pearl, Bunker Hill, Trenton, and Cross 
streets to the point of beginning — 494 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Monument and Bunker Hill streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of Bunker Hill, Pearl, Medford, 
and Monument streets to the point of beginning — 531 
voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Bunker Hill and Edgeworth streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of Edgeworth and Tremont streets, 
Monument square, High, Cross, Trenton, and Bunker Hill 
streets to the point of beginning — 477 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the Harbor Commissioners' line in Mystic river and Chel- 
sea bridge ; thence by the centre lines of Chelsea bridge, 
Chelsea, Medford, Corey, Moulton, Vine, Bunker Hill, 
Monument, and Medford streets, the ward line between 
Ward Three and Ward Four, and the Harbor Commissioners' 
line in Mystic river to the point of beginning — 523 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Bainbridge and Chelsea streets ; thence 
by the centre line of Chelsea street and the ward line be- 
tween Wards Three and Five, Monument square, Tremont, 
Edgeworth, Bunker Hill, Vine, Decatur, and Bainbridge 
streets to the point of beginning — 540 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at Charles river at 



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the line dividing Ward Three from Ward Five ; thence fol- 
lowing said ward line by the south-westerly boundary line of 
the Navy Yard to Chelsea street ; thence by the centre lines 
of Chelsea, Bainbridge, Decatur, Vine, Moulton, Corey, 
Medford, and Chelsea streets and the centre line of Chelsea 
bridge to the ward line : thence by said ward line to the 
point of beginning — 471 voters. 

WARD FOUR. 

8ix Precincts — J?, 795 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Pearl and Bunker Hill streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Bunker Hill, Quincy, Bedford, and 
Pearl streets to the point of beginning — 491 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that pait of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Bunker Hill and Pearl streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Pearl, High, Walker, Main, and Lin- 
coln streets, Rutherford avenue, Tibbetts Town Way, Han- 
cock square, Eden, Russell, Walker, Wall, Sullivan, and 
Bunker Hill streets to the point of beginning — 446 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection of 
the centre lines of Bunker Hill and Sullivan streets; thence 
by the centre lines of Sullivan, Wall, Walker, Russell, and 
Eden streets, Hancock square, Tibbetts Town Way, Ruther- 
ford avenue, Middlesex, Auburn, and Bunker Hill streets to 
the point of beginning — 517 voters. 

Precinct Pour. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Medford and Quincy streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Quincy, Auburn, and Middlesex 
streets, Rutherford avenue, Thorndike, Main, Charles, 
Bunker Hill, Baldwin, and Medford streets to the point of 
beginning — 501 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the North channel 
in Mystic river, at the line dividing Ward Three from Ward 
Four ; thence by said ward line to the centre line of Medford 
street; thence by the centre lines of Medford, Baldwin, 
Bunker Hill, Charles, Main, and Thorndike streets and 
Rutherford avenue to the centre line of location of Bos- 
ton & Lowell Freight Railroad ; thence by the said centre of 
location and the centre lines of Main street and Mystic 



Division of Wards into Precincts. 7 

avenue to the boundary line between Boston and Somer- 
ville ; thence by said boundary line and the boundary line 
between Boston and Everett to the point of beginning — 
444 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Rutherford avenue and the Avard line be- 
tween Wards Four and Five ; thence by said ward line to the 
boundary line between Boston and Somervilie ; thence by 
said boundary line to the centre line of Mystic avenue ; 
thence by the centre lines of Mystic avenue and Main street 
and the centre of the location of the Boston & Lowell 
Freight Railroad to the centre line of Rutherford avenue ; 
thence by said centre line to the point of beginning — 396 
voters. . 

WARD FIVE. 

Six Precincts — 2, 720 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersec- 
tion of the centre lines of Monument avenue and Main 
street ; thence by the centre lines of Main, Walker, High, 
Pleasant, and Warren streets, and Monument avenue to the 
point of beginning — 431 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Chelsea street and City square ; thence 
by the centre lines of City square, Main street, Monument 
avenue, Warren and Pleasant streets, Monument square, 
Chestnut street, Mt. Vernon avenue, Mt. Vernon, Adams, 
Common, Park, Joiner, and Chelsea streets to the point of 
beginning — 541 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at Charles river 
at the intersection of the centre line of Warren bridge with 
the ward line ; thence by the centre lines of Warren bridge, 
Warren avenue, City square, Chelsea, Joiner, Park, Com- 
mon, and Adams streets to the ward line; thence following 
the said ward line along the south-westerly boundary of the 
Navy Yard and through Charles river to the point of begin- 
ning— 470 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Warren bridge and the ward line sep- 
arating Ward Five from Ward Eight; thence by the ward 
line of Ward Five to the centre line of Arrow streel extended ; 



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thence by said centie line and the centre lines of Arrow, 
Bow, Devens, and Main streets, City sqnare, Warren avenue, 
and Warren bridge to the point of beginning — 339 voters. 

Precinct Five. —All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Arrow street extended and the ward 
line ; thence following the ward line to its intersection with 
the centre line of Austin street; thence by the centre lines' 
of Austin and Chapman streets, Rutherford avenue, Austin, 
Main, Devens, Bow, and Arrow streets, and Arrow street 
extended to the point of beginning — 516 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Main and Austin streets : thence by 
the centre lines of Austin street, Eutherford avenue, Chap- 
man and Austin streets to the ward line ; thence by said 
w^ard line to the division line between Wards Fonr and Five ; 
thence by said division line to its intersection with the cen- 
tre line of Main street ; thence by the centre line of Main 
street to the Doint of beoinnincr — 423 voters. 

WARD SIX. 

Eight Precincts — 3,498 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor 
at the intersection of the ward line and the centre line of 
Hanover street extended ; thence by said centre line ex- 
tended and the centre lines of Hanover, Commercial, and 
North streets, Hanover avenue, Charter, Foster, and Com- 
mercial streets to the centre line of Charles-river bridge ; 
thence by said centre line to the ward line in Charles river ; 
thence by said ward line to the point of beginning — 400 
voters. , 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said w r ard lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Commercial and Foster streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Foster, Charter, Salem, Sheafe, Mar- 
garet, Prince, and Commercial streets to the point of begin- 
ning — 424 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Charter and Hanover streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Hanover, Prince, Margaret, Sheafe, 
Salem, and Charter streets to the point of beginning — 449 
voters. 



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Precinct Four. — AH that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor 
at the intersection of the ward line and the centre line of 
Eastern avenue extended ; thence by said extended centre 
line and the centre lines of Eastern avenue, Commercial, 
Lewis, and North streets, North square, Prince and Hanover 
streets, Hanover avenue, North, Commercial, and Hanover 
streets, and Hanover street extended to the ward line in 
Boston harbor ; thence by said ward line to point of begin- 
ning — 432 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor 
at the line dividing Ward Six from Ward Seven ; thence fol- 
lowing said ward line to Milk street; thence by the centre 
lines of Milk, Washington, School, and Tremont streets to 
Scollay square ; thence through Scollay square and by the 
centre lines of Court, Hanover, Salem, and Prince streets, 
North square, North, Lewis, and Commercial streets, Atlantic 
and Eastern avenues, and the line of Eastern avenue ex- 
tended to the ward line in Boston harbor ; thence by said 
ward line to the point of beginning — 432 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Tremont and Beacon streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Beacon, Bowdoin, and Cambridge 
streets to Bowdoin square ; thence across said square and 
by the centre line of Court street to Scollay square ; thence 
through Scollay square and by the centre line of Tremont 
street to the point of beginning — 424 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Hanover and Court streets ; thence 
by the centre line of Court street to Bowdoin square : 
thence across Bowdoin square and by the centre lines of 
Chardon, Portland, Travers, Beverly, Cooper, North Mar- 
gin, Thaeher, Prince, Salem, and Hanover streets to the 
point of beginning 153 voters. 

Precinct Eight, — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the centre lines 
of Commercial and Prince streets; thence by the centre 
lines of Prince, Thaeher, North Margin, Cooper, Beverly, 
T ravers, Charlestown, and Causeway streets to the point of 
beginning — I* 1 voters. 



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WARD SEVEN. 

Six Precincts — 3,026 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of. Federal and Beach streets; thence by 
the centre lines of Beach, Washington, LaGrange, Tremont, 
Boylston, Charles, Beacon, School, Washington, Milk, 
India, and Central streets, and Atlantic avenue to the ward 
line between Long wharf and Central wharf; thence by said 
ward line and the ward line in Boston harbor to the centre 
line of Congress street ; thence by the centre lines of Con- 
gress street, Atlantic avenue, and Federal street to the point 
of beginning — 545 voters. 

Precinct Ttco. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Tremont and Boylston streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Tremont and Pleasant streets to Park 
square ; thence across Park square and by the centre line of 
Boylston street to the point of beginning — 437 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Harrison avenue and Beach street; 
thence by the centre lines of Harrison avenue, Pine and 
Warrenton streets, Shawmut avenue, Tremont, LaGrange, 
Washington, and Beach streets to the point of beginning — 
443 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Harrison avenue and Pine street ; 
thence by the centrelines of Harrison avenue, Motte, Castle, 
and Tremont streets, Shawmut avenue, Warrenton and Pine 
streets to the point of beginning — 518 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Albany and Harvard streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Albany and Way streets, Harrison 
avenue and Harvard street to the point of beginning — 528 
voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Albany street and Broadway ; thence 
by the centre lines of Albany and Harvard streets, Harrison 
avenue, Beach and Federal streets, Atlantic avenue, and 
Congress street and Congress-street bridge to the ward line 
in Fort Point channel ; thence by said ward line to the centre 



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line of Broadway ; thence by said centre line to the point of 
beginning — 565 voters. 

WARD EIGHT. 

Six Precincts — 3,548 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Causeway and Charlestown streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of Causeway, Wall, Minot, and 
Leverett streets to Craigie's bridge ; thence by the centre 
line of Craigie's bridge to the ward line in Charles river ; 
thence by said ward line to the centre line of Charles-river 
bridge : thence by said line to Causeway street ; thence by 
the centre line of Causeway street to the point of beginning 
— 54(3 votes. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Causeway and Charlestown streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of Charlestown, Travers, Port- 
land, and Chardon streets to Bowdoin square ; thence across 
Bowdoin square to Cambridge street ; thence through the 
centre lines of Cambridge, Chambers, Green, Leverett, and 
Causeway streets to the point of beginning — (342 voters. 

Precinct- Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Cambridge and Bowdoin streets ; 
theuce by the centre lines of Bowdoin, Beacon, Joy, and 
Cambridge streets to the point of beginning — 588 votes. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Wall and Causeway streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Causeway, Leverett, Green, Chambers, 
Eaton, North Russell, Parkman, Blossom, Allen, Spring, and 
Chambers streets to Hammond avenue ; thence by the" centre 
line of Hammond avenue, Leverett, Cotting, and Wall 
streets to the 1 point of beginning — (ill voters. 

Precinct Fire. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Spring and Poplar streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of 'Poplar street and Poplar street extended 
to the ward line in Charles river; thence by said ward line 
to the centre of Craigie's bridge; thence by the centre lines 
of Craigie's bridge, Leverett, Minot, Wall, Cotting, and 
Leverett, .streets, Hammond avenue, Chambers and Spring 
streets to the point ot" beginning — 556 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 



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the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Chambers and Cambridge streets ; 
thence by the centre line of Cambridge street to the ward 
line in Charles river; thence by said ward line to the centre 
line of Poplar street extended ; thence by the centre lines of 
Poplar street extended, Poplar, Spring, Allen, Blossom, 
Parkman, North Russell, Eaton, and Chambers streets to the 
point of beginning — 607 voters. 

Y\ r ARD NINE. 
Seven Precincts — 3,700 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Be^innin^ at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Harrison avenue and Florence street ; 
thence by the centre lines of Florence, Washington, Comp- 
ton, Tremont, Castle, and Motte streets, and Harrison avenue 
to the point of beginning — 522 voters. 

Precinct Tiro. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Harrison avenue and Fay street ; thence 
by the centre lines of Fay, Dover, Washington, and Groton 
streets, Shawmut avenue, Dover, Tremont, Compton, Wash- 
ington, and Florence streets, and Harrison avenue to the 
point of beginning — 591 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Broadway bridge and the ward line ; 
thence by said ward line through Fort Point channel to its 
intersection with the centre line of Bristol street extended ; 
thence by said centre line extended and the centre lines of 
Bristol street, Harrison avenue, Way street, Broadway, and 
Broadway bridge to the point of beginning — 513 voters. 

Precinct Pour. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Bristol street extended and the ward 
line in Fort Point channel: thence by said ward line through 
Fort Point channel and South Bay to its intersection with 
the centre line of Wareham street extended ; thence by said 
centre line extended and the centre lines of Wareham, Mai- 
den, Washington, Waltham, and Bradford streets, Shawmut 
avenue, Groton, Washington, Dover, Fay, and Bristol 
streets, and Bristol street extended to the point of beginning 
— 486 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Tremont and Dover streets ; thence by 



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the centre lines of Dover street, Shawmut avenue, Bradford, 
Waltham, and Tremont streets to the point of beginning — 
508 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of West Declham and Tremont streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of Tremont, Waltham, Washing- 
ton, and West Dedham streets to the point of beginning — 
541 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Be°*innino- at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Shawmut avenue and West Dedham 
street ; thence by the centre lines of West Dedham, Wash- 
ington, Maiden, Wareham, and Wareham street extended to 
the centre line of location of the New York & New England 
Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location to its inter- 
section with the centre line of East Brookline street ex- 
tended ; thence by said extended centre line to its intersection 
with the harbor line ; thence by said harbor line to its in- 
tersection with the centre line of East Canton street extended ; 
thence by said extended centre line and the centre lines of 
East and West Canton streets and Shawmut avenue to the 
point of beginning — 539 voters. 

WARD TEX. 

Seven Precincts — 3,931 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : .Beainnino- at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Pleasant and Tremont streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Tremont and Ferdinand streets 
Columbus avenue, Berkeley, and Providence streets to Park 
square ; thence across Park square to the centre line of 
Pleasant street ; thence by the centre line of Pleasant street 
to the point of beginning — 6G7 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning a1 the intersection 
of the centre lines of Tremont and Berkeley streets; thence 
by the centre lines of Berkeley street, Warren avenue, 
Clarendon, Chandler, and Cazenove streets, and Cazenove 
street extended to the centre line of location of the Boston 
& Albany Railroad; thence by said centre line of location 
to its intersection with the centre line of location of the 
Providence Division of the New York, New Haven', l<: Hart- 
ford Railroad; thence by said centre line of locution to its 
intersection with the centre line of Berkeley street ; thence 



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by the centre lines of Berkeley street, Columbus avenue, 
and Ferdinand street to Castle square ; thence through 
Castle square to the centre line of Tremont street ; thence 
by the centre line of Tremont street to the point of begin- 
ning — 660 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Berkeley and Tremont streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Tremont and Dartmouth streets and 
Warren avenue to Columbus square ; thence across Columbus 
square to the centre line of Columbus avenue ; thence by the 
centre line of Columbus avenue to its intersection with the 
centre line of location of the Boston & Albany Railroad ; 
thence by said centre line of location to the centre line of 
Cazenove street extended; thence by said extended line and 
the centre lines of Cazenove, Chandler, and Clarendon 
streets, Warren avenue, and Berkeley street to the point of 
beginning — 647 voters. 

Precinct Pour. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning in Columbus square 
at the intersection of the centre lines of Columbus avenue 
and West Newton street ; thence by the centre line of We.^t 
Newton street to the centre line of location of the Provi- 
dence Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford 
Eailroad; thence by said centre line of location to its inter- 
section with the centre line of location of the Boston & 
Albany Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location to 
the centre line of Columbus avenue ; thence by the centre 
line of Columbus avenue through Columbus square to the 
point of beginning — 667 voters. 

Precinct Pive. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of location of the Providence Division of 
the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad and the 
centre line of West Newton street ; thence by the centre 
lines of West Newton street, Huntington avenue, Norway, 
Falmouth, and Dalton streets, and Dalton street extended 
across the Boston & Albany Railroad to the centre line of 
Boylston street; thence by the centre lines of Boylston, 
Exeter, and Blagclen streets, across Huntington avenue to the 
centre line of St. James avenue ; thence by the centre lines 
of St. James avenue and Berkeley street to the centre line 
of the location of the Providence Division of the New York, 
New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by said centre 
line of location to the point of beginning — 51U voters. 

Precinct tSix. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 



Division of Wards into Precincts. 15 

of the centreline of West Newton street and the centre line 
of location of the Providence Division of the New York, 
New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by the said cen- 
tre line of location to the centre line of Massachusetts 
avenue : thence by the centre lines of Massachusetts avenue 
and Boylston street to the centre line of Dalton street 
extended ; thence by said extended centre line across the 
Boston & Albany Railroad, and by the centre lines of 
Dalton, Falmouth, and Norway streets, Huntington avenue, 
and West Newton street to the point of beginning — 473 
voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Massachusetts avenue and the centre 
line of location of the Providence Division of the New York, 
New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by the said centre 
line of location to the centre line of Rogers avenue ; thence 
by the centre lines of Rogers and Huntington avenues and 
Huntington entrance to Back Bay Fens, and the centre line 
of Huntington entrance extended to the centre line of Muddy 
river ; thence by the centre line of Muddy river to its inter- 
section with the centre line of Boylston road ; thence by the 
centre lines of Boylston road, Boylston street, and Massa- 
chusetts avenue to the point of beginning — 298 voters. x 

WARD ELEVEN. 

Nine Precincts — 3,7 JO Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Joy and Mt. Vernon streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Mount Vernon street, Louisburg square, 
Pinckney, Anderson, Revere, Irving, Cambridge, and Joy 
streets to the point of beginning — 454 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Irving and Revere streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Revere, Anderson, Myrtle, (irove, Phillips, 
West Cedar, Cambridge, and Irving streets to the point of 
beginning — 530 voters. 

Precinct 'Three. — All thai part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Anderson and Pinckney streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Pinckney street, Louisburg square, 
Mount Vernon, West Cedar, and Pinckney streets to the 
ward line in Charles river: thence l>\ said ward line to the 



16 City Document No. 129. 

West Boston bridge ; thence by the centre lines of said 
bridge, Cambridge, West Cedar, Phillips, Grove, Myrtle, 
and Anderson streets to the point of beginning — 503 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Besnnnins' at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Joy and Beacon streets ; thence by the 
centre lines of Beacon and Otter streets and of Otter street 
extended to the ward line in Charles river ; thence by said 
ward line to the centre line of Pinckney street extended ; 
thence by the centre lines of Pinckney street extended, 
Pinckney, West Cedar, Mount Vernon, and Joy streets to 
the point of beginning — 481 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the followino-described line : Beoinniniz; at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Arlington street and Commonwealth 
avenue ; thence by the centre lines of Commonwealth 
avenue and Exeter street and Exeter street extended to the 
ward line in Charles river ; thence by said ward line to the 
centre line of Otter street extended ; thence by the centre 
lines of Otter street extended, Otter, Beacon, and Arlington 
streets to the point of beginning — 374 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the 
following-described line : Be^innin^ at the intersection of 
the centre lines of Park square and Providence street ; 
thence by the centre lines of Providence and Berkeley 
streets, St. James and Huntington avenues, Dartmouth 
street, Commonwealth avenue, Arlington, Beacon, and 
Charles streets, and Park square to the point of beginning 

— 334 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Dartmouth street and Huntington ave- 
nue ; thence by the centre lines of Huntington avenue, 
Blagden, Exeter, and Boylston streets, Massachusetts and 
Commonwealth avenues, and Dartmouth street to the point 
of beoinnino- — 428 voters. 

Precinct Fight. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Exeter street and Commonwealth ave- 
nue ; thence by the centre lines of Commonwealth and Mas- 
sachusetts avenues and Harvard bridge to the ward line in 
Charles river ; thence by said ward line to the centre line of 
Exeter street extended ; thence by the centre lines of Exeter 
street extended and Exeter street to the -point of beginning 

— 355 voters. 

Precinct Nine. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 



Division of Wards into Precincts. 17 

of the centre lines of Massachusetts avenue and Boylston 
street ; thence by the centre lines of Boylston street, Boylston 
road, and Muddy river to the extension of St. Mary's street; 
thence by the easterly l'Se of the extension of St. Mary's 
street and St. Mary's street to Ashby street ; thence by the 
centre line of Ashby street and Ashby street extended to 
the ward line in Charles river ; thence by said ward line to 
the centre line of Harvard bridge ; thence by the centre lines 
of Harvard bridge and Massachusetts avenue to the point of 
beoinnino- — 251 voters. 

WARD TWELVE. 

Seven Precints — 3, 750 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the folio wi no-described line : Beo-innino; at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Concord square and Tremont street ; 
thence by the centre lines of Tremont and Camden streets to 
the centre line of the location of the Providence Division 
of the New York, New Haven, & Hartfo 1 Railroad; thence 
by said centre line of location to Greenwich park ; thence 
by the centre lines of Greenwich park and Concord square 
to the point of beginning — 545 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of West Brookline and Tremont streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of Tremont street, Concord square, 
and Greenwich park to the centre line of the location of the 
Providence Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hart- 
ford Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location to West 
Newton street ; thence by the centre line of West Newton 
street to and across Columbus square to Warren avenue ; 
thence by the centre line of Warren avenue to West Brook- 
line street; thence by the centre line of West Brookline 
street to the point of beginning — 52!) voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the Intersection 
of the centre lines of West Canton and Washington streets ; 
thence' by the centre lines of Washington and West Brook- 
line streets, Warren avenue, Dartmouth, and Wr-i Dedhain 
streets, Shawnmt avenue, and West Canton street to the 
point of beginning — 560 Voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of West Brookline and Washington 
streets; thence l>\ the centre lines of Washington and West 



18 City Document No. 129. 

Springfield streets, Shawmut avenue, Worcester, Tremont, 
and West Brookline streets to the point of beginning — 
572 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All tbat part of said, ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of West Springfield and Washington 
streets ; thence by the centre Hues of Washington, Camden, 
Tremont, and Worcester streets, Shawmut avenue, and West 
Springfield street to the point of beginning — 544 voters. 

Precinct /Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of East Concord and Albany streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of Albany, Northampton, Fel- 
lows, East Lenox, Washington, and East Concord streets to 
the point of beginning — 541 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersec- 
tion of the centre line of East Canton street extended to 
the ward line in South bay ; thence by said ward line and 
the centre line of Roxbury canal to its intersection with the 
centre line of Massachusetts avenue ; thence to the centre 
lines of Massachusetts avenue, Albany, East Concord, Wash- 
ington, and East Canton streets, and East Canton street ex- 
tended to the point of beginning — 487 voters. 

WARD THIRTEEN. 

Eight Precincts — 3,813 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described, line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of F and West Second streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of West Second, E, West Third, B, and 
West Second streets, Dorchester avenue, Broadway, and 
Broadway bridge to the centre of Fort Point channel ; thence 
by the centre line of Fort Point channel and the Harbor 
Commissioners' line to the centre line of F street extended ; 
thence by the centre lines of F street extended and F street 
to the point of beginning — 482 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of C and West Seventh streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of West Seventh and B streets to the 
centre line of location of the Old Colony Division of the 
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by 
said centre line of location to the centre line of the location 
of the New York & New England Railroad ; thence by said cen- 



Division of Wards into Precincts. 19 

tre line of location to the Harbor Commissioners' line ; thence 
by >aid Harbor Commissioners' line to the southerly side of 
Dover-street bridge ; thence by the southerly side of Dover- 
street bridge to the centre line of Fort Point channel; 
thence by the centre line of Fort Point channel to the centre 
line of Broadway bridge; thence by the centre lines of 
Broadway bridge, Broadway, A, and West Fourth streets to 
the centre line of location of the New York & New England 
Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location to the centre 
line of West Fifth street; thence by the centrelines of West 
Fifth and C streets to the point of beginning — 489 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of B and West Fourth streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of West Fourth and A streets, West Broad- 
way, Dorchester avenue, West Second and B streets to the 
point of beginning — 486 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of West Fifth and C streets ; thence by 
the centre line of West Fifth street and the centre line of 
the location of the New York & New England Railroad 
and the centre lines of West Fourth, B, West Third, and 
C streets to the point of beginning — 469 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of F. street and West Broadway; thence 
by the centre lines of West Broadway, C, West Third, E, 
West Second, and F streets to the point of beginning — 41)7 
voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of E and West Fifth streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of West Fifth and C streets, West Broad- 
way, and E street to the point of beginning — 427 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described iine : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of D street and Dorchester avenue ; thence 
by the centre lines of Dorchester avenue, 1>, West Seventh, 
C, West Filth, and I) streets to the point of beginning — 
48 1 voters. 

Precinct Eight, — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of West Fifth and E streets: thence by 
the centre line of K street and the centre line of location of 
the Old Colony division of the New York, New Haven, ^ 
Hartford Railroad, and the centre lines of I) and. West Fifth 
streets to the point of beginning — h)!» voters. 



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WARD FOURTEEN. 
Eight Precincts — 3,603 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of H street and East Broadway ; thence 
by the centre lines of East Broadway, West Broadway, 
F street and F street extended to the ward line in Boston 
harbor ; thence by said ward line to the centre line of I 
street extended ; thence by said centre line extended and 
by the centre lines of East First and H streets to the point 
of beginning — 573 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the 
following-described line : Beginning at the intersection of 
the centre lines of K street and East Broadway ; thence by 
the centre lines of East Broadway, H, East First, and I 
streets, and I street extended to the ward line ; thence by 
said ward line to the centre line of K street extended : thence 
by the centre line of K street extended and of K street to 
the point of beginning — 442 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of K and East Sixth streets : thence by 
the centre lines of East Sixth and H streets, East Broadway 
and K street, to the point of beginning — 400 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of L street extended to the ward line in 
Dorchester bay and said ward line ; thence by said ward line 
to the centre line of K street extended ; thence by the centre 
lines of K street extended, K street, East Broadway, L 
street, and L street extended to the point of beginning — 409 
voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of X street extended to the ward line in 
Dorchester bay and said ward line ; thence by said ward line 
to the centre line of L street extended ; thence by the centre 
lines of L street extended, L street, East Broadway, M, 
East Sixth, and X streets, and X street extended to the point 
of beginning — 446 voters. 

Precinct SVx. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of O street extended to the ward line in 
Dorchester bay and said ward line ; thence by said ward 
line to the centre line of X street extended : thence by the 



Division of Wards into Precincts. 21 

centre lines of N street extended, N, East Sixth, and M 
streets, East Broadway, O street, and O street extended to 
the point of beginning — 425 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — AH that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning 1 at the intersection 
of the centre lines of O street and East Broadway ; thence 
by the centre lines of East Broadway, K street, and K street 
extended to the ward line in Boston harbor ; thence by said 
ward line to the centre line of O street extended ; thence by 
the centre lines of O street extended and O street to the 
point of beginning — 428 voters. 

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying easterly 
of the centre line of O street from the ward line in Boston 
harbor to the ward line in Dorchester bay — 480 voters. 

WARD FIFTEEN. 

Eight Precincts — 3,563 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Dorchester street and the centre line of 
location of the Old Colony Division of the Xew York, New 
Haven, & Hartford Eailroad ; thence by the centre line of 
Dorchester street to and across Andrew square ; thence by 
the centre line of Swett street, and the centre lines of the 
locations of the New York & New England Railroad and 
the Old Colony Division of the Xew York, Xew Haven, & 
Hartford Railroad, and the centre lines of Dorchester avenue 
and D street, and the centre line of location of the Old 
Colony Division of the Xew York, Xew Haven, & Hartford 
Railroad to the point of beginning — 3(36 voters. 

Precinct Two, — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Old Harbor and East Ninth streets; 
thence by the centre lines of East Ninth, Burnham, Mercer, 
Newman, and Dorchester streets, and the centre line of loca- 
tion of the Old Colony Division of the Now York, New 
Haven, c^ Hartford Railroad, and the centre lines of E, West 
Eighth, East Eighth, and Old Harbor streets to the point of 
beginning — 442 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of F and West Eighth streets: thence i>v 
the ecMitre lines of West Eighth and E streets, West Broad- 
way, and F street to the point of beginning — 190 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 



22 City Document No. 129. 

the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Dorchester and West Eighth streets; 
thence by the centre lines of West Eighth and F streets, 
West Broadway, and Dorchester street to the point of begin- 
ning — 435 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Old Harbor and East Eighth streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of East Eighth, Dorchester, and 
Old Harbor streets to the point of beginning — 474 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of East Broadway and G streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of G street and G street extended to the 
Harbor Commissioners' line; thence by the Harbor Com- 
missioners' line to proposed Strandway and to Old Harbor- 
street extension ; thence through the centre line of Old 
Harbor-street extension, Old Harbor and Dorchester streets, 
and East Broadway to the point of beginning — 400 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of East Broadway and H street ; thence 
through the centre lines of H, East Eighth, and I streets, 
and I street extended to the Harbor Commissioners' line ; 
thence by the Harbor Commissioners' line to the centre line 
of G street extended ; thence through the centre lines of G 
street extended, G street, and East Broadway to the point of 
beginning — 480 voters. 

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of East Sixth and K streets ; thence 
through the centre of K street and K street extended to the 
Harbor Commissioners' line ; thence by the Harbor Com- 
missioners' line to I street extended : thence through the 
centre of I street extended, I, East Eighth, H, and East 
Sixth streets to the point of beginning — 476 Alters. 

WARD SIXTEEN. 

Seven Precincts — 3,098 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Old Harbor and Burnharn streets: 
thence through the centre lines of Old Harbor street and Old 
Harbor street extended to the proposed Strandway ; thence 
through the centre line of the proposed Strandway to the 



Division of Wards into Precincts. 23 

centre line of location of the Old Colony Division of the 
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence through 
the centre of said location and* the centre lines of Hyde 
street, Dorchester avenue, Dorchester, Newman, Mercer, and 
Burnham streets to the point of beginning — 432 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Hyde street and the centre line of 
location of the Old Colony Division of the New York, New 
Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by the centre line of 
said location to the centre line of Crescent avenue ; thence 
by the centre lines of Crescent and Dorchester avenues, 
Howell, Boston, Ellery, and Swett streets, Dorchester avenue, 
and Hyde street to the point of beginning — 410 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Dorchester avenue and East Cottage 
street ; thence by the centre lines of East Cottage street and 
Norfolk avenue and the centre line of location of the New 
York & New England Railroad to Swett street ; thence by 
the centre lines of Swett, Ellery, Boston, and Howell streets, 
and Dorchester avenue to the point of beginning — 431 
voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Boston and Dudley streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Dudley and East Cottage streets and the 
centre line of location of the New York & New England Rail- 
road to Norfolk avenue ; thence by the centre lines of 
Norfolk avenue, East Cottage and Boston streets to the 
point of beginning — 419 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Magnolia and Robin Hood streets; 
thence by the centre lines of Robin Hood, Hartford, and 
Brookford streets, Blue Hill avenue, West Cottage, Dudley, 
and Magnolia streets to the point of beginning — 489 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Columbia and Quincy streets: thence 
by the centre lines of Quincy, Magnolia, Wayland, Hart- 
ford, Robin Hood, Magnolia, Dudley, Hancock, and Columbia 
streets to the point of beginning — 413 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Magnolia and Quincy streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Quincy street, Blue Hill avenue, 



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Brookford, Hartford, Wayland, and Magnolia streets to the 
point of beginning — 504 voters. 

WARD SEVENTEEN. 

Nine Precincts — 3, 864 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Washington and Hunneman streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of Washington, East Lenox, 
Fellows, Northa: pton, Albany, and Hunneman streets to 
the point of beginning — 414 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection of 
the centre lines of Washington and Hunneman streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of Hunneman, Albany, Palmer, 
Win sic ,7. Taber, Warren, and Washington streets to the 
point of beginning — 428 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Warren and Taber streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Taber, Winslow, Palmer, Eustis, Dear- 
born, Dudley, Greenville, Winthrop, Fairland, Moreland, 
and Warren streets to the point of beginning — 403 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Moreland and Fairland streets : thence 
by the centre lines of Fairland, Winthrop, Greenville, Dud- 
ley, Adams, Eustis, Hampden, and Dudley streets, Blue Hill 
avenue, and Moreland street to the point of beginning — 464 
voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Dearborn and Dudley streets; thence 
by the centre lines of Dearborn, Eustis, Albany, Yeoman, 
Hampden, Eustis, Adams, and Dudley streets to the point 
of beginning — 402 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the 
following-described line : Beginning at the intersection of 
the centre lines of Albany and Yeoman streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Albany street, Massachusetts avenue, and 
Roxbury canal to its intersection with the centre line of East 
Brookline street extended ; thence by the centre line of East 
Brookline street extended to its intersection with the centre 
line of location of the Xew York & New England Railroad : 
thence bv the centre line of said location to its intersection 



Division or Wards into Precincts. 25 

with Massachusetts avenue ; thence by the centre lines of 
Massachusetts avenue, Magazine street, Norfolk avenue, and 
Yeoman street to the point of beginning- — 405 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Blue Hill avenue and Huckins street ; 
thence by the centre lines of Blue Hill avenue, Dudley- 
street, Hampden street, Norfolk avenue, Magazine, George, 
Langdon, Dennis, and Huckins streets, to the point of 
beginning — 464 voters. 

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of East Cottage and Dudley streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of Dudley, Langdon, George, and 
Magazine streets, and Massachusetts avenue to the centre 
line of location of the New York & New England Railroad ; 
thence by said centre line of location to East Cottage street ; 
thence by the centre line of East Cottage street to the point 
of beginning — 475 voters. 

Precinct Nine. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beoinnino- at the intersection 
of the centre lines of West Cottage street and Blue Hill 
avenue ; thence by the centre lines of Blue Hill avenue, 
Huckins, Dennis, Dudley, and West Cottage streets to the 
point of beginning — 409 voters. 

WAED EIGHTEEN. 

Six Precincts — 3,743 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Cabot and Weston streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Weston, Tremont, and Ruggles streets, 
and the centre line of location of the Providence Division of 
the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad to Camden 
street ; thence by the centre lines of Camden, Tremont, 
Hammond, Warwick, Windsor, and Cabot streets to the 
point of beginning — 673 voters. 

' Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines % of Washington and Woodbury streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of Woodbury street, Shawmut 
avenue, Kendall, Tremont, Camden, and Washington streets 
to the point of beginning. — 6 12 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that pari of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 



26 City Document No. 129. 

of the centre lines of Washington and Sterling streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Sterling street, Shawmut avenue, 
Windsor, Warwick, Hammond, Tremont, and Kendall 
streets, Shawmut avenue, Woodbury, and Washington streets 
to the point of beginning — 603 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Washington and Vernon streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Vernon, Auburn, Ruggles, Cabot, and 
Windsor streets, Shawmut avenue, Sterling and Washington 
streets to the point of beginning — 605 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Cabot and Linden Park streets : thence 
by the centre lines of Linden Park, Tremont, and Prentiss 
streets to the centre line of location of the Providence 
Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Kail- 
road ; thence by the said centre line of location to Euggles 
street ; thence by the centre lines of Euggles, Tremont, 
Weston, and Cabot streets to the point of beginning — 619 
voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Warren and Dudley streets ; thence 
through the centre lines of Dudley, Washington, and Bart- 
let t streets to Eliot square ; thence through the centre lines 
of .Eoxbury, Gay, Linden Park, Cabot, Euggles, Auburn, 
Vernon, Washington, and Warren streets to the point of 
beginning — 601 voters. 

WAED NINETEEN. 

Eighth Precinct — 3,741 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Parker and Conant streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Conant street and Huntington avenue to 
the boundary line between Boston and Brookline ; thence by 
said boundary line and centre of Muddy river to the ex- 
tension of Huntington entrance to Back Bay Eens ; thence 
by said entrance to Huntington avenue ; thence by the centre 
line of Parker street to the point of beginning — 448 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of the location of the Providence Division 
of the N#w York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad and 



Division of Wards into Precincts. 27 

Station street ; thence by the centre lines of Station and 
Parker streets, Huntington and Rogers avenues to the centre 
line of location of the Providence Division of the New York, 
New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by the centre line 
of the location of said railroad to the point of beginning — 
509 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Phillips and Tremont streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Tremont street, Huntington avenue, 
Conant and Phillips streets to the point of beginning — 
497 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of the location of the Providence Division 
of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad and 
Cedar street ; thence by the centre lines of Cedar, Terrace, 
Alleghany, and Parker streets, Delle avenue, Burney, 
Phillips, Conant, Parker, and Station streets to the centre 
line of location of the Providence Division of the New 
York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad; thence by said 
centre line of location to the point of beginning — 510 
voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Highland and Linwood streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Linwood, Centre, Gardner, and Rox- 
bury streets, and Columbus avenue to the centre line of loca- 
tion of the Providence Division of the New York, New 
Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by the centre line of 
location of said railroad to Prentiss street ; thence by the 
Centre lines of Prentiss, Tremont, Linden Park, Gay, Rox- 
bury, and Highland streets to the point of beginning — 489 
voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Highland and Marcella streets; thence 
by the centre lines of Marcella and New Heath streets to the 
centre line of location of the Providence Division of the 
New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad; thence by 
said centre line of location to Columbus avenue; thence by 
the centre lines of Columbus avenue, Koxburv, Gardner, 
Centre, Linwood, and Highland streets to the point of be- 
ginning — 527 voters. 

Precinpt Seven. — All thai part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of location of the Providence Division of 



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the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Eailroad and New 
Heath street; thence by the centre lines of New Heath iind 
Parker streets, Fisher, Parker Hill, and Huntington avenues, 
Treniont and Burney streets, Delle' avenue, Parker, Alle- 
ghany, Terrace, and Cedar streets to the centre line of loca- 
tion of the Providence Division of the New York, New 
Haven, & Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre line of 
location to the point of beginning — 356 voters. 

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Parker and Heath streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Heath, Bickl'ord, Minclen, and Day streets, 
Grotto Glen, and Grotto Glen extended to Jamaicaway ; 
thence by the centre lines of Jamaicaway to the boundary 
line between Boston and Brookline ; thence by said boundary 
line to Huntington avenue ; thence by the centre lines of 
Huntington, Parker Hill, and Fisher avenues and Parker 
street to the point of beginning — 405 voters. 

WARD TWENTY. 

Eight Precincts — 3,650 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Be^innin^ at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Greenwich and Freeport streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Freeport street, Dorchester and Cres- 
cent avenues, to the centre line of the location of the Old 
Colony Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford 
Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location to its inter- 
section with the Strandway ; thence by said Strand way to 
the Harbor Commissioners' line ; thence by the Harbor 
Commissioners' line to Greenwich street extended ; thence 
through the centre of Greenwich street extended to the 
point of beginning — 576 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the 
following-described line : Beginning at the intersection of 
the centre lines of Dorchester avenue and Freeport street ; 
thence by the centre lines of Freeport, Hancock, Boston, 
and East Cottage streets, and Dorchester avenue to the point 
of beginning — 501 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said w T ard lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Freeport and Linden streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Linden, Adams, Bowdoin, Barrington, 
Columbia, Hancock, and Freeport streets to the point of 
beonnnino; — 437 voters. 



Division of Wards into Precincts. 2!) 

Precinct Four. — All that part, of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Charles and Ditson streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Ditson, Westville, Draper, Longfellow, 
Topliff, Bowdoin, Adams, Linden, Freeport, and Greenwich 
streets, Dorchester avenue, and Charles street to the point of 
beginning — 416 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Bowdoin and Washington streets ; 
thence by the centre line of Washington street to the centre 
line of location of the New York & New England Railroad ; 
thence by said centre line of location to, Geneva avenue ; 
thence by the centre lines of Geneva and Blue Hill avenues, 
Quincy, Columbia, Barrington, and Bowdoin streets to the 
point of beginning — 437 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Centre and Allston streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Allston street, Melville avenue, Wash- 
ington, Bowdoin, ToplitF, Longfellow, Draper, Westville, 
Ditson, and Charles streets, Dorchester and Centre avenues, 
and Centre street to the point of beginning — 423 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Allston and Centre streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Centre street and Talbot avenue to the 
centre line of location of the New York & New T England 
Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location to Washing- 
ton street ; thence by the centre lines of Washington street, 
Melville avenue, and Allston street to the point of beginning 
— 417 voters. 

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of location of the New York & New 
England Railroad and Talbot avenue ; thence by the centre 
lines of Talbot, Blue Hill, and Geneva avenues to the centre 
line of location of the New York & New England Railroad ; 
thence by said centre line of location to the point of begin- 
ning — 443 voters. 



WARD TWENTY-ONE. 

Nine Precincts — 3,984 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 



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of the centre lines of Regent and Circuit streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Circuit, Washington, Dudley, Warren, 
and Regent streets to the point of beginning — 480 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Regent and Dale streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Dale, Washington, Cedar, Highland, 
Dudley, Bartlett, Washington, Circuit, and Regent streets 
to the point of beginning — 430 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Mayfair and Elmore streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Elmore, Washington, Valentine, Thornton, 
Ellis, Hawthorn, Highland, Cedar, Washington, Dale, Bain- 
bridge, and Mayfair streets to the point of beginning — 319 
voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following- described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of W^alnut avenue and Bainb idge street; 
thence by the centre lines of Bainbridge, Dale, Regent, and 
Warren streets, Walnut avenue, Dale, Laurel, and Bower 
streets, and Walnut avenue to the point of beginning — 453 
voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Bow T er and Warren streets ; thence by 
the. centre lines of Bower, Laurel, and Dale streets, Walnut 
avenue, and Warren street to the point of beginning — 439 
voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Edgewood and Warren streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Warren and Moreland streets, Blue 
Hill avenue, Southwood and Edgewood streets to the point 
of beo'innino- — 465 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beo'innino- at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Intervale and Warren streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Warren, Edgewood, and Southwood 
streets, Blue Hill avenue, and Intervale street to the point 
of beoinnino; — 489 voters. 

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Seaver street and Humboldt avenue ; 
thence by the centre lines of Humboldt avenue, Bower, 
Warren, and Intervale streets, Blue Hill avenue, and Seaver 
street to the point of beginning — 495 voters. 



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Precinct Nine — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Humboldt avenue and Seaver street; 
thence by the centre lines of Seaver street, Walnut and 
Westminster avenues, Washington, Elmore, May fair, and 
Bainbridge streets, Walnut avenue, Bower street, and Hum- 
boldt avenue to the point of beginning — 414 voters. 

WARD TWENTY-TWO. 

Eight Precincts — 3,814 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Chestnut and Spring Park avenues ; 
thence by the centre lines of Spring Park avenue, Centre, 
Perkins, and Chestnut streets to the boundary line between 
Boston and Brookline ; thence by said boundary line to the 
centre line of Jamaica way ; thence by the centre line of 
Jamaicaway to Grotto Glen extended ; thence through the 
centre lines of Grotto Glen extended, Grotto Glen, Day, 
Pound Hill, Edge Hill, Gay Head, Centre, and Forbes streets, 
and Chestnut avenue to the point of beginning — 498 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of location of the Providence Division of 
the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad and the 
centre line of Centre street; thence by the centre lines of 
Centre, Gay Head, Edge Hill, Round Hill, and Day streets, 
to the ward line; thence by said ward line through Day 
Minden, Bickford, Heath, and New Heath streets to the centre 
line of location of the Providence Division of the New York, 
New Haven, & Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre 
line of location to the point of beginning — 490 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Marcella and AVashington streets; 
thence through the centre lines of Marcella and Ritchie 
streets to the intersection of the centre line of Centre street 
and the centre line of location of the Providence Division of 
the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad : thence 
by the said centre line of location to the ward line : thence 
by said ward line through New Heath, Centre, Marcella, 
Highland, Hawthorn, Ellis, Thornton, Valentine, and Wash- 
ington streets to the point of beginning — 503 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described Line: Beginning at the 4 intersection 



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of the centre line of School street and the ward line ; thence 
by the centre lines of School, Washington, and Boylston 

streets, Baker court, Germauia, Bismarck, and Porter 
streets, Boylston avenue, and Boylston street to the centre 
line of location of the Providence Division of the New 
York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad; thence by said 
centre line of location to the centre line of Centre street ; 
thence by the centre lines of Centre, Ritchie, Marcella, and 
Washington streets, Westminster and Walnut avenues to the 
point of beginning — 489 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Boylston street and Chestnut avenue : 
thence by the centre b.jes of Chestnut avenue, Forbes and 
Centre streets to the centre line of location of the Provi- 
dence Division of the New York, Xew Haven, & Hartford 
Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location to Boylston 
street ; thence by the centre line of Boylston street to the 
point of beginning — 488 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Perkins street and the ward line ; thence 
by the centre lines of Perkins and Centre streets, Spring 
Park and Chestnut avenues, and Boylston street to the 
centre line of location of the Providence Division of the 
Xew York, Xew Haven, & Hartford Railroad; thence by 
said centre line of location to Oakdale street ; thence by the 
centre lines of Oakdale, Lamartine, and Bell streets, Chest- 
nut avenue, Green, Rockview, St. John, and Centre streets 
to the ward line.; thence by said ward line through Myrtle 
and Pond streets and Jamaica way to the point of beginning 
— 411 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the ward line at 
the junction of Centre and Green streets ; thence through 
the centre lines of Centre, St. John, Rockview, and Green 
streets, Chestnut avenue, Bell, Lamartine, and Oakdale 
streets to the centre line of location of the Providence 
Division of the Xew York, Xew Haven, & Hartford Rail- 
road ; thence by said centre line of location to Carolina 
avenue ; thence through the centre lines of Carolina avenue, 
South and Centre streets to the point of beginning — 456 
voters. 

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward tying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of School street and the ward line : thence 
by said ward line through Walnut avenue, Sigourney street, 



Division of Wards into Precincts. 33 

Glen road, and Green street to the centre line of location of 
the Providence Division of the New York, New Haven, & 
Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre line of location to 
Boylston street ; thence through the centre lines of Boylston 
street and Boylston avenue, Porter, Bismarck, and Germania 
streets, Baker court, Boylston, Washington, and School 
streets to the point of beginning — 479 voters. 

WARD TWENTY-THREE. 

Nine Precincts — 3,350 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginnjfig at the intersection 
of the centre lines of South and Custer streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Custer, Goldsmith, Centre, and Allandafe 
streets to the boundary line between Boston and Brookline ; 
thence by said boundary line to the centre line of Chestnut 
street ; thence by the centre lines of Chestnut and Perkins 
streets, Jamaicaway, Pond, Myrtle, Centre, and South streets 
to the point of beginning — 329 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Keyes street and the centre line of 
location of the Providence Division of the New York, New 
Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by said centre line of 
location and the centre line of location of the W r est Roxbury 
branch of said railroad to the centre line of South street ; 
thence by the centre lines of South, Bussey, Walter, Centre, 
Goldsmith, and Custer streets, Carolina avenue, Lee and 
Keyes streets to the point of beginning — 395 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Glen road and Forest Hills street ; 
thence by the centre lines of Forest Hills and Morton streets, 
the Arborway, and Washington street to the centre line of 
location of the Providence Division of the New York, New 
Haven, & Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre line of 
location to the centre line of Keyes street ; thence by the 
centre lines of Keyes and Lee streets and Carolina avenue to 
the centre line of location of the Providence Division of the 
New York, New Haven, cVc Hartford Railroad; thence by 
said centre line of location to the centre line of Green street; 
thence by the centre lines of Green street and Glen road to 
the point of beginning — 41!) voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that pari of said ward lying within 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 



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of the centre lines of Seaver street and Blue Hill avenue ; 
thence by the centre lines of Blue Hill avenue and Back 
street to the boundary line between Boston and Hyde Park ; 
thence by said boundary line to its intersection with the 
centre line of Ashland street ; thence by the centre lines of 
Ashland, Sutton, Berry, Canterbury, Bourne, and Florence 
streets, Hyde Park avenue, Blakemore, Florence, Sycamore, 
Ashland, and South streets to the centre line of location of 
the West Roxbury branch of the Providence Division of the 
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by 
said centre line of location to the centre line of Washington 
street ; thence by the centre lines of Washington street, 
Arborway, Morton and Forest Hills streets, Glen road, 
Sigourney street, Walnut avenue, and Seaver street to the 
point of beginning — 450 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Ashland street and the boundary line 
between Boston and Hyde Park ; thence by said boundary 
line and the centre lines of Dale, Poplar, Beech, Kittredge, 
Sycamore, Florence, and Blakemore streets, Hyde Park ave- 
nue, Florence, Bourne, Canterbury, Berry, Sutton, and 
Ashland streets to the point of beginning — 489 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beo'innino- at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Ashland and Sycamore streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Sycamore, Kittredge, Beech, Centre, 
and Central streets to the centre line of location of the 
West Roxbury branch of the Providence Division of the 
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by said 
centre line of location and the centre lines of South and 
Ashland streets to the point of beginning — 384 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of South and Bussey streets ; thence by the centre line of 
South street to the centre line of location of the West Rox- 
bury branch of the Providence Division of the New York, 
New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by said centre line 
of location to the centre line of Central street ; thence by 
the centre lines of Central, Centre, and Church streets to 
the boundary line between Boston and Brookline ; thence by 
baid boundary line to the centre line of Allandale street ; 
thence by the centre lines of Allandale, Centre, Walter, 
and Bussey streets to the point of beginning — 246 voters. 

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Dale street and the boundary line be- 



Division or Wards into Precincts. 35 

tween Boston and Hyde Park ; thence by said boundary line 
to the centre line of Grove street ; thence by the centre lines 
of Grove and Washington streets, Cottage avenue, Lorette, 
Perham, and Baker streets to the boundary line between 
Boston and Newton ; thence by the boundary lines between 
Boston and Newton and Boston and Brookline to the centre 
line of Church street ; thence by the centre lines of Church, 
Centre, Beech, Poplar, and Dale streets to the point of be- 
ginning — 376 voters. 

Precinct Nine, — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Grove street and the boundary line be- 
tween Boston and Hyde Park ; thence by said boundary line 
and the boundary lines between Boston and Dedharn and 
Boston and Newton to the centre line of Baker street ; thence 
by the centre lines of Baker, Perham, and Lorette streets, 
Cottage avenue, Washington and Grove streets to the point 
of beginning — 262 voters. 

WAED TWENTY-FOUR. 

Nine Precincts — 3,755 Voters, 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Dorchester avenue and Greenwich 
street ; thence by the centre lines of Greenwich street and 
Greenwich street extended to the Harbor Commissioners' 
line ; thence by the Harbor Commissioners' line to a point 
opposite the middle of Commercial Point bridge ; thence to 
the middle of said bridge by a line at right angles thereto ; 
thence by the centre lines of said bridge, Free port and 
Preston streets to the centre line of location of the Old Col- 
ony Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford 
Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location to Park 
street : thence by the centre lines of Park street and Dor- 
chester avenue to the point of beginning — 418 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Ashmont street and Neponset avenue ; 
thence by the centre lines of Neponset avenue, Pope's Hill 
and Freeport streets to the middle of Commercial Point 
bridge ; thence by a line at right angles thereto to the Har- 
bor Commissioners' line ; thence by the Harbor Commis- 
sioners' line to the centre line of location of Old Colony 
Division of New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; 
thence by said centre line of location to the boundary line 
between Boston and Quincy ; thence by said boundary line 



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to the middle of the Neponset bridge ; thence by the centre 
lines of said bridge, Neponset avenue, Chickatawbut and 
Plain streets, Pierce avenue, Newhall and Ashmont streets 
to the point of beginning— 419 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Dorchester avenue and Wrentham 
street ; thence by the centre lines of Dorchester avenue and 
Park street to the centre line of location of the Old Colony 
Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Rail- 
road ; thence by said centre line of location to the centre 
line of Preston street ; thence by the centre lines of Preston 
and Freeport streets, Commercial Point bridge, Freeport 
and Pope's Hill streets, Neponset avenue, Ashmont, Adams, 
Shelton, and Wrentham streets to the point of beginning — 
437 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Dorchester avenue and Wrentham 
street; thence by the centre lines of Wrentham, Shelton, 
Adams, Ashmont, and Newhall streets, Pierce avenue, Plain 
and Chickatawbut streets and Neponset avenue to the middle 
of the Neponset bridge ; thence by the boundary line be- 
tween Boston and Quincy through the centre of Neponset 
river to the middle of Granite bridge ; thence by the centre 
lines of said bridge, Granite avenue, Adams, Minot, Carruth, 
and Ashmont streets to Peabody square ; thence across 
Peabody square to the centre line of Dorchester avenue ; 
thence by the centre line of Dorchester avenue to the point 
of beginning — 428 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Milton bridge and the boundary line 
between Boston and Milton ; thence by the centre lines of 
said bridge, Washington street, and Dorchester avenue to 
Peabody square ; thence across Peabody square and by the 
centre line of Ashmont, Carruth, Minot, and Adams streets 
and Granite avenue to the middle of Granite bridge ; thence 
by the boundary line between Boston and Milton through 
Neponset river to the point of beginning — 415 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Central avenue bridge and the boundary 
line between Boston and Milton ; thence by the centre lines 
of said bridge, Central avenue, River, Cedar, Sanford, 
Washington, and Ashmont streets, Dorchester avenue, nnd 
Washington street to the middle of the Milton bridge; 



Division of Wards into Precincts. 37 

thence by the boundary line between Boston and Milton 
through Neponset river to the point of beginning — 401 
voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Armandine street and Milton avenue ; 
thence by the centre lines of Milton avenue, Edson, Norfolk, 
and Bernard streets, Talbot avenue, Centre street, Centre 
and Dorchester avenues, Ashmont, Washington, and Arman- 
dine streets to the point of beginning — 429 voters. 

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying wn'thin 
the following-described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Morton and Sanford streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Morton, Corbet, Norfolk, Morton, and 
Back streets, Talbot avenue, Bernard, Norfolk, and Edson 
streets, Milton avenue, Armandine, Washington, and San- 
ford streets to the point of beginning — 407 voters. 

Precinct Nine. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Central avenue bridge and the boundary 
line between Boston and Milton ; thence by the boundary 
line between Boston and Milton through Neponset river to 
the boundary line between Boston and Hyde Park ; thence 
by said boundary line to Back street ; thence by the centre 
lines of Back, Morton, Norfolk, Corbet, Morton, Sanford, 
Cedar, and River streets, Central avenue, and Central-avenue 
bridge to the point of beginning — 401 voters. 

WARD TWENTY-FIVE. 

Seven Precincts — 3,025 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Aldie and Everett streets ; thence by 
the centre lines of Everett street, Western avenue, and 
Western-avenue bridge to the ward line in Charles river ; 
thence by said ward line to its intersection with the centre 
line of an old creek which formerly formed the boundary 
line between Brook line and Brighton ; thence by said centre 
line to the centre line of location of the Boston & Albany 
Railroad; thence by said centre line of location tq the centre 
line of Cambridge street; thence by the centre lines of Cam- 
bridge, Mansfield, Bradbury, and Aldie streets to the point 
of beginning — 470 voters. 

Precinct 'Tiro. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the interseetion 



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of the centre lines of Brighton avenue and Everett street ; 
thence by the centre lines of Everett, Aldie, Bradbury, 
Mansfield, and Cambridge streets to the centre line of loca- 
tion of the Boston & Albany Railroad ; thence by said centre 
line of location to its intersection with the centre line of an 
old creek which formerly formed the boundary line between 
Brookline and Brighton ; thence by said centre line to the 
ward line in Charles river ; thence by said ward line and the 
centre line of Ashby street extended and the centre line of 
Ashby street and the southerly line of Commonwealth 
avenue and centre line of Brighton avenue to the point of 
beginning — 483 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the boundary line between Boston and Brookline and the 
centre line of Summit avenue ; thence by the centre lines of 
Summit and Commonwealth avenues, Warren, Cambridge, 
Dustin, and North Beacon streets and Brighton avenue to 
Commonwealth avenue ; thence across Commonwealth avenue 
to the boundary line between Boston and Brookline ; thence 
by said boundary line to the point of beginning — 385 
voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of North Beacon-street bridge and the 
ward line in Charles river ; thence by said ward line through 
Charles river to its intersection with the centre line of West- 
ern-avenue bridge ; thence by the centre line of Western- 
avenue bridge, Western avenue, Everett and North Beacon 
streets and North Beacon-street bridge to the point of be- 
ginning — 427 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 

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of the centre lines of Parsons and North Beacon streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of North Beacon, Dustin, Cam- 
bridge, Sparhawk, Market, Washington, Oakland, Faneuil, 
and Parsons street to the point of beginning — 376 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 

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of the ward line in Charles river and North Beacon-street 
bridge ; thence by the centre lines of North Beacon-street 
bridge, ^orth Beacon, Parsons, Faneuil, Oakland, and 
Washington streets, Chestnut Hill avenue, South street, and 
Commonwealth avenue to the boundary line between Boston 
and Newton ; thence by said boundary line and the ward 
line in Charles river to the point of beginning — 452 voters. 



Division of Wards into Precincts. 39 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the boundary line between Boston and Newton and the 
centre line of Commonwealth avenue ; thence by the centre 
lines of Commonwealth avenue, South street, Chestnut Hill 
avenue, Market, Sparhawk, Cambridge, and Warren streets, 
Commonwealth and Summit avenues to the boundary line 
between Boston and Brookline ; thence by said boundary 
line and the boundary line between Boston and Newton to 
the point of beginning — 432 voters. 



APPENDIX. 



AMENDMENT OFFEEED BY ALDEEMAN 

DYAE. 

WARD TEN. 

Nine Precincts. — 3,931 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Be^innino: at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Pleasant and Tremont streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Tremont, Church, Winchester, and 
Ferdinand stteets, Columbus avenue, Berkeley, and Provi- 
dence streets to Park square ; thence across Park square to 
the centre line of Pleasant street ; thence by the centre line 
of Pleasant street to the point of beginning — 464 voters. 

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Tremont and Church streets ; thence by 
the centre line of Tremont street to the centre line of loca- 
tion of the Boston & Albany Railroad ; thence by said 
centre line of location to its intersection with the centre line 
of location of the Providence Division of the New York, 
New Haven, & Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre 
line of location to its intersection with the centre line of 
Berkeley street; thence by the centre lines of Berkeley 
street, Columbus avenue, Ferdinand, Winchester, and (Munch 
streets to the point of beginning — 44(> voters. 

Precinct Three. — All thai part of said ward lying within 
the folio wing-described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Tremont and Appleton streets; tlience 
by New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence 



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by the centre lines of Appleton, Dartmouth, Chandler, 
and Clarendon streets, and Columbus avenue, to the centre 
line of the location of the Boston & Albany Railroad ; thence 
by. said centre line of location to its intersection with the 
centre line of Tremont street ; thence by the centre line of 
Tremont street to the point of beginning; — 420 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Tremont and Appleton streets ; thence 
by the centre lines of Tremont, Dartmouth, and Appleton 
streets to the point of beginning — 444 voters. 

Precinct Five. — Beginning at the intersection of the 
centre line of Columbus avenue and the centre line of lo- 
cation of the Boston & Albany Railroad ; thence by said 
centre line of location to the centre line of location of the 
Providence Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hart- 
ford Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location to the 
centre line of Yarmouth street ; thence by the centre lines of 
Yarmouth street, Columbus avenue, Chandler and Claren- 
don streets, and Columbus avenue to the point of beginning 
— 456 voters. 

Precinct iSix. — Beginning at the intersection of the centre 
lines of Warren and Dartmouth streets ; thence by the centre 
lines of Dartmouth street, Columbus avenue, and Yarmouth 
street to the intersection of the centre line of Yarmouth 
street with the centre line of location of the Providence divi- 
sion of the New T York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; 
thence by said centre line of location to the centre line of 
West Newton street ; thence by the centre line of West 
Newton street to and across Columbus square and by the 
centre line of Warren avenue to the point of beginning — 
411 voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 

the following-described line : Beo;innin°; at the intersection 

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of the centre line of location of the Providence Division of 

the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad and the 

centre line of West Newton street ; thence by the centre 

lines of West Newton street, Huntington avenue, Norway, 

Falmouth, and Dalton streets, and Dalton street extended 

across the Boston & Albany Railroad to the centre line of 

Boylston street ; thence by the centre lines of Boylston, 

Exeter, and Blagden streets across Huntington avenue to 

the centre line of St. James avenue ; thence by the centre 

lines of St. James avenue and Berkeley street to the centre 

line of the location of the Providence Division of the New 

centre line of location to the point of beginning — 519 

voters. 



Division or Wards into Precincts. 41 

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following-described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of West Newton street and the centre line 
of location of the Providence Division of the New York, 
New Haven, & Hartford Kailroad ; thence by the said centre 
line of location to the centre line of Massachusetts avenue ; 
thence by the centre lines of Massachusetts avenue and 
Boylston street to the centre line of Dalton street extended ; 
thence by said extended centre line across the Boston & 
Albany Railroad, and by the centre lines of Dalton, Fal- 
mouth, and Norway streets, Huntington avenue, and West 
Newton street to the point of beginning — 473 voters. 

Precinct Nine. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the folio wino;-described line : Beofinninor at the intersection 
of the centre line of Massachusetts avenue and the centre 
line of location of the Providence Division of the New York, 
New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by the said centre 
line of location to the centre line of Rogers avenue ; thence 
by the centre lines of Rogers and Huntington avenues and 
Huntington entrance to Back Bay Fens, and the centre line 
of Huntington entrance extended to the centre line of Muddy 
river ; thence by the centre line of Muddy river to its inter- 
section with the centre line of Boylston road ; thence by the 
centre lines of Boylston road, Boylston street, and Massa- 
chusetts avenue to the point of beginning — 298 voters. 






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